Conference: On the brink of Brexit: the economic consequences for the island of Ireland

When 17 October 2019 9:00 AM
Where Price Waterhouse Coopers, One Spencer Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1

The conference will explore the implications of Brexit for Ireland and Northern Ireland, focusing on the economy, trade, agriculture and employment. This conferenced is organised by Thomas Conefrey (IEA, Central Bank of Ireland), Katy Hayward (UK in a Changing Europe/Queen’s University Belfast) and Ronan MacNioclais (PWC).


09:00-09:30 - Keynote address - Kevin O’Rourke, Professor of Economics, NYU Abu Dhabi.   

09:30-11:00 - Session A: Brexit: Economic Implications and North-South Trade. Chair: John McHale, Professor of Economics and Dean of the College of Business Policy, and Law at NUI, Galway

09:30-09:50 - The Impact of a Disorderly Brexit on the Irish Economy - Thomas Conefrey, Central Bank of Ireland

09:50-10:10 - Brexit and Cross-Border Trade - Martina Lawless, Economic and     Social Research Institute

10:10-10:30 - Impact of Brexit on the Northern Ireland Economy - Angela McGowan (Confederation of British Industry, Northern Ireland)

10:30-11:00 - Q&A, Discussion

11:30-13:00 - Session B: Brexit and the Island of Ireland

11:30-11:50 - The Impact of Brexit on the Agri-Food Sector, North and South - Kevin Hanrahan, Teagasc

11:50-12:10 - Workers at Risk and Policy Responses to Maintain Employment - Paul MacFlynn, Nevin Economic Research Institute

12:10-12:30 - Alternative Arrangements for the Irish Border: Evidence and Practice - Katy Hayward, The UK in a Changing Europe/Queen's University Belfast

12:30-13:00 - Q&A, Discussion

13:00 - Close

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